Extended Dashain Village Tour

Trip Facts
Trip Code: YKFS002
Duration: 10 Days
Start Trip: Kathmandu
End Trip: Kathmandu
Trip Grade: Easy

Dashain is the most widely celebrated festival in Nepal and people from all over the country celebrate the festival. It is the national festival of Nepal and is known for its emphasis on worshipping of Goddesses, receiving of Tikas and blessings, family gatherings and renewal of community ties. People working in the capital and other cities as well as those working abroad also return to their native homes during this time to celebrate the festival. Married daughters visit their parents to receive Tika and blessings along with their spouse and children. This year, Dashain falls between 21st to 25th October and the main day of Tika is on 24th of October.10 days extended dashain village tour is best way to introduce yourself to this festivle.

Dashain has great religious and cultural importance. The celebration of Dashain signifies power and victories of Gods and Goddesses over demons. Another significant reason for its celebration is that Lord Ram killed the king of demons, Ravan during this period to free people of the coercion. Thus, Dashain is a symbol of victory of the good over evil.

The Government gives a five day public holiday for the celebration of Dashain. Dashain is marked by various rituals and cultural ceremonies. Its all about exchanging the grief and forgetting the prejudices of the past.

This year, Yuuki Trek is organizing Dashain festival tour to Dhading which is just a few hours ride from Kathmandu. You will get a chance to celebrate Dashain in a Dhading village with the locals. You will get to closely observe the rituals and practices, significant for the celebration.

The Extended Dashain Village tour is for the ones who are keenly interested in festivals and cultural practices. Throughout the country the goddess Durga in all her manifestations is worshiped with numerous Pujas, abundant offerings and thousands of animal sacrifices for the ritual of holy bathing, drenching the Goddess for days in blood. You’ll get a chance to see such pujas and worships. This isn’t recommended if you aren’t into seeing animal sacrifices. You can also relish on the delicacies prepared for Dashin and drink local wine with local people.

Note: 2012 Dashai has occurred in October. We’ll announce date for 2013 soon.

Extended Dashain Village Tour - Itinerary

Day 1 : Kathmandu airport pick up
Day 2 : Free day in Kathmandu
Day 3 : Kathmandu to Dhading by Bus (2 hrs) in Fulpaati day
Day 4 : Rest day in Village
Day 5 : Village Sightseeing
Day 6 : Village Program
Day 7 : Village to Dhading
Day 8 : Dhading (Free Day)
Day 9 : Dhading to Kathmandu
Day 10 : Kathmandu to Airport

Note: 2012 Dashai has occurred in October. We’ll announce date for 2013 soon.

Cost Includes

1.Airport pick up / Final drop by car
2.Welcome dinner
3.2 night hotel in Kathmandu, Thamel
4.3 times local food with meat
5.3 times Nepali tea
6.Home made local wine
7.Accomodation in home
8.Cultural program activities
9.Both way transportation by bus
10.Government lisence holder guide
11.Government tax, VAT
12.Village Sightseeing
13.Local transport by Taxi

Cost Excludes

1.Mineral water, Cola, Fanta, Juice, Beer, whisky
2.Donation, Tips to Guide

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